NLP Pipeline: Understanding Land Ownership in Kenya through Network Analysis
March 17th, 2021

An end-to-end NLP pipeline from collecting and preparing more than 32.000 notices, legal entities, and court documents to build a web-based dashboard displaying land ownership in Kenya. The purpose of this project is to boost Kenya’s efforts to restore degraded land i

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7 Steps to Build a Quality Satellite Imagery Dataset for Agricultural Applications
March 14th, 2021

So, you have decided to use satellite imagery for agricultural purposes and prepare your own satellite imagery dataset? GREAT! You are in the right place.   By Jayasudan Munsamy, Alexander Epifanov, and Łukasz Murawski         Background This article

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NLP Data Preparation: From Regex to Word Cloud Packages and Data Visualization
March 11th, 2021

“REGEX‘’ and “Word Clouds” for Natural Language Processing (NLP) data preparation? `Yesss! Regex, short for “the regular expression”, is not an old technique to find and extract text data. It is still one of the basic techniques used in scrapin

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Object Detection for Preventing Road Crashes and Saving Lives
March 9th, 2021

A team of 31 Omdena collaborators leveraged various AI techniques like object detection to help assess road crash risk at scale. The team applied labeling, object detection, CNNs, and various regression techniques to provide features for road safety estimation on roads

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AI Meets 96 Years Old NGO: Improving Case Management for Cross-Border Child Protection
January 19th, 2021

How can AI and Natural Language Processing (NLP) help alleviate social workers’ administrative burden in case management?   By Shrey Grover and Jianna Park   The social service sector is increasingly showing an interest in turning to data-driven practices, w

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